Crime & Investigation

Rukungiri Policeman Steals Shs 40M, Arrested

Uganda Premier League side Saints FC have unveiled Moses Basena as the new head coach of the team for a one year deal.

Basena takes over the seat that was left vacant a week ago following the departure of experienced Coach George ‘Best’ Nsiimbe who left the club for league reigning champions Vipers SC.

Coach Basena who doubles as the Cranes assistant coach will be assisted by now former SC Victoria university goal keeping Coach Moses Oloya.

The deputy coach is rumored to have ditched Victoria University due to unprofessionalism exhibited at the club coupled with unpaid dues by club owner who is also Kampala Central Mp Muhammad Nsereko.

Coach Oloya will work with Saints Fc upto the end of the season with an option to renew contract.

“The bosses (at Saints) appreciated my previous work. Now I will be focusing on the team with the head coach to ensure we secure at least 25 more points to avoid the chop. The boys are in good moods and I am hopeful and believe things will work out perfectly well, there ” Oloya told Chimp Sport after the unveiling.

He replaces Cranes legend Sam Kawalya. The Saints ended first leg rooted in position 15 in the league table with only ten points.

They however started the year on high thrashing Nyakishenyi Fc 4-0 away in Rukungiri to propel to the round of 32 in the Uganda cup.

Basena and Oloya’s first duty will be against Bul Fc at Kakindu on Sunday for a chance to reach the last 16.
Police in Rukungiri are hold in detention one of their own officers and two men, approved who are accused of breaking into a shop and stealing Shs 39.6 Million.

Michael Ogwal the Rukungiri Officer in Charge of Criminal Intelligence Investigations Department identified the policeman as Rashidi Kasheija and the other men as Kenneth Tumwebaze and Mwesigwa Kyooma.

On January 11, 2016 the accused as said to have broken into the shop of one Denis Ngabirano at Kinyasano, in Rukungiri town and stolen property and money all valued Shs 39.6 million.

Ogwal says the accused are currently being detained at Rukungiri central police station as police investigates the case number CRB 100/2016.



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